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While the benefits of birth control are obvious, each method has its drawbacks. Keeping up with daily birth control pills,…
NSAIDs (nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs) are some of the most commonly used pain relievers and can either be prescribed by your…
The Dangers of Taking Too Much Pain Reliever
About 15% of people taking ibuprofen (Advil) or other NSAIDs (nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs) exceed the recommended daily maximum dosage. Researchers…
FDA Issues Warning on Herbal Pain Reliever Kratom
Kratom, a plant-based herbal supplement that is being used as a pain reliever, has opioid-like qualities and can potentially be…
Two FDA advisory committees have suggested that over-the-counter products that contain both a pain reliever and an antacid should not…
Drugs in Pregnancy: Part 1 — Painkillers
Between 2009 and 2011, more than 14% of pregnant women took prescribed narcotic painkillers, also known as opioids, for pain…
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